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DHS Wants Feedback on Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Friday, December 8, 2017   (0 Comments)
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From Minnesota Department of Human Services Email, Dec. 5: The complete set of opioid prescribing recommendations developed under the Minnesota Department of Human DHS Opioid Prescribing Improvement Program was announced on Dec. 1. The draft prescribing recommendations are available on the Opioid Prescribing Work Group at https://mn.gov/dhs/opwg. Or download the PDF. DHS is accepting public comments on the prescribing guidelines until 4 pm on December 30, 2017.

DHS will collect comments and respond to questions about the guidance during the public comment period. After the public comment period, the Opioid Prescribing Work Group will review the comments submitted and determine whether to make changes to the recommendations. Revisions are subject to approval from the commissioners of Human Services and Health.

DHS may post public comments on its website, but will not post comments it finds to be inappropriate or comments that contain confidential information. Comments that contain confidential information may be posted, however, if the confidential information is redacted.

Comments may be submitted to this email address: dhs.opioid@state.mn.gov or by mail to the address below.

Minnesota Department of Human Services
Opioid Prescribing Improvement Program
PO Box 64983
St. Paul, MN 55164-0983

    Minnesota Pharmacists Association


    1000 Westgate Drive, Suite 252, St. Paul, MN 55114 | Phone: 651.697.1771 Fax: 650.290.2266 Email: info@mpha.org

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